I-many Enterprise Contract Management Research and Development Lab Files Patent Application for XSLT Contract Management Processor.
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EDISON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 2003
High Performance Processor Believed to be One of the Fastest Ever Developed for Contract Management Applications
I-many, Inc. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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The I-many XSLT processor utilizes advanced technologies developed by the I-many Enterprise Contract Management Research and Development Lab to dramatically reduce the time it takes for large globally distributed companies to make, manage and maximize contracts throughout the contract management lifecycle. Specifically, it overcomes many of the performance issues inherent in Extensible Markup Language See XML.
(language, text) Extensible Markup Language - (XML) An initiative from the W3C defining an "extremely simple" dialect of SGML suitable for use on the World-Wide Web.
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Markup language developed to be a simplified and more structural version of SGML. It incorporates features of HTML (e.g., hypertext linking), but is designed to overcome some of HTML's limitations. ) programming by transforming XML documents into other markup languages
"Many Global 2000 companies have upwards of 40,000 contracts enterprise-wide," said Terry Nicholson, chief operating officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. at I-many. "These companies require an XSLT processor capable of performing mission critical contract-related tasks across a large number of complex variables with an exceptionally high level of precision in a short amount of time. This patent application filing is testament to the unique performance capabilities of the I-many technology platform and the benefits it can deliver to contract-intensive companies."
I-many (NASDAQ: IMNY) is the leading provider of enterprise contract management solutions. The company's solutions automate contracting processes, ensure contract compliance and track contract performance resulting in higher contract revenues and reduced operating costs. More than 250 life science, consumer goods consumer goods
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